- Country: Kenya
- D.O.B: September 5, 2013
- Age: 6
- Gender: Boy
Stanley lives with his grandmother. Stanley has a sibling living in the household. Stanley helps with the following duties at home: No Household Duties - Too Young.Stanley's favourite activities and interests include: Art or Drawing.Activities that Stanley enjoys through the church are: Sunday School/Church. At the compassion centre Stanley's favourite activities are: Listening to Bible Stories, Playing Games, Spending Time with Friends. Stanley attends school. He is in the equivalent of kindergarten.Stanley's favourite subject is art. His performance in school is average.Stanley's family lives in the area of Masogo in Kenya.
North of the equator, Kenya's land is hot and dry. South of the equator are the humid coast, the temperate highlands, and tropical Lake Victoria. Almost 75 percent rural farmers and herders, Kenya's people represent more than 30 ethnic groups. Swahili is the official language.
Before the coming of the Europeans, Kenya was peopled by waves of cattle-herding African clans. The coastal areas were also home to Arab traders. This trade was later targeted by the Portuguese, Dutch, and British, who gained control in 1896. During World War I, Kenya served as a British base of operations against the Germans in East Africa. After the Kikuyu-led Mau Mau Rebellion of the early 1950s, Kenya gained independence in 1963. Self-rule under Kenyatta and Moi has proved moderate, pro-Western, and progressive.
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